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Houston, Texas

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Baylor Genetics Laboratories
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The American Medical Association (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes listed, are provided for informational purposes only. The codes reflect our interpretation of CPT/HCPCS coding requirements based upon AMA guidelines published annually. CPT/HCPCS codes are provided only as guidance to assist clients with billing. Baylor Genetics strongly recommends that clients confirm CPT/HCPCS codes with their Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) or other payer being billed, as requirements may differ. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Baylor Genetics assumes no responsibility for billing errors due to reliance on the CPT codes listed. Please direct any questions regarding CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Biochemistry 5-Plex Autism Panel
Test Information: This test was prepared to provide a comprehensive array of biochemical tests to be used in the workup of the patient with autistic features. We also offer additional panels that provide molecular testing for autism, (#8100) for males and (#8110) for females.
Test Details
Test Code: 4000
Special Notes: Test includes: Acylcarnitine Analysis (#4300), Amino Acid Analysis (#4100), Plasma and Urine Creatine/Guanidinoacetate Determination (#4130 & #4260), and Organic Acid Screen (#4200)

The individual tests will be reported as they become available. Tests will be reported individually and no comprehensive summary of the testing is provided.
Technical Information
Methodology: Various. See test code specific information pages.
References Values or Ranges: Ranges are included in the reports.
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Autism Testing
Specimen Type: Plasma [along with Urine]
Requirements: Draw blood in a Heparin (green-top) tube(s) and separate as soon as possible. Send 2 cc of plasma. Store the specimen frozen at -20C.
Shipping Conditions: Ship frozen on 3-5 lbs of dry ice in an insulated container by overnight courier.

Specimen Type: Urine [along with Plasma]
Requirements: Send 3-5 cc of a random urine. Do not add preservatives. Store the specimen frozen at -20C.
Shipping Conditions: Ship frozen on 3-5 lbs of dry ice in an insulated container by overnight courier.

Turn Around Time: 16 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82017x1, 82139x1, 82379x1, 82540x1, 82542x2, 82570x1, 83789x1, 83919x1

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